Genting Singapore

Genting Singapore inks new deal for $4.5 bil expansion of Resorts World Sentosa; exclusivity period for IR extended to end-2030
SINGAPORE (Apr 3): Genting Singapore is committing to an investment of some $4.5 billion for the expansion of the integrated resort (IR) at Resorts World Sentosa (RWS), which will see the property increase its gross floor area by approximately 50%. In view of the substantial investment and to provide business certainty, the government has agreed to extend the exclusivity period for the two ...
Genting Singapore's outlook unmarred by slight earnings disappointment, according to analysts
SINGAPORE (Feb 22): Maybank Kim Eng, OCBC Investment Research, RHB Research and CGS-CIMB Research are maintaining their “buy” calls on Genting Singapore (GENS) with the respective target prices of $1.26, $1.31, $1.22 and $1.28.   This comes after GENS’s latest set of FY18 financials fell slightly short of, or came in at the lower-end of the first three research houses’ ...
Genting Singapore sees 4Q earnings rise 12% to $150 mil on higher visitors, hotel occupancy
SINGAPORE (Feb 21): Genting Singapore (GENS) announced earnings of $150.2 million for the 4Q ended Dec 2018, rising 12% y-o-y from its earnings of $134 million in 4Q17 due to higher revenue. This brings the group’s earnings for the full year to $755.4 million, up 10% from $685.6 million in the previous year. Revenue for the latest quarter under review grew 15% on-year on the back of ...
Genting Singapore kept at 'buy' with $1.23 target by RHB on stable earnings, market share gains
SINGAPORE (Feb 18): RHB Research is maintaining Genting Singapore at “buy” with target price of $1.23 on the back of stable casino earnings, market share gains and the company’s potential to tap into the Japan market, bolstered by its net cash balance of $2.9 billion. In FY18, tourist arrivals into Singapore also hit a new high of 18.5 million vs 17.4 million in FY17, mainly driven by ...
Genting Singapore a likely winner this gaming earnings season, says UOB
SINGAPORE (Jan 28): UOB Kay Hian is maintaining “overweight” on gaming with a “buy” call on Genting Singapore (GENS) at a $1.38 target price, or 10 times 2019 EV/EBITDA, on the notion that the integrated resort (IR) operator’s share price could gain momentum on its bidding for Japan’s IR concessions.   This comes as the research house expects GENS’s operational performance ...
Japan expansion, upgrade of Resorts World Sentosa keep Genting at 'buy' by RHB
SINGAPORE (Jan 16): RHB Reserch is maintaining its “buy” call on Genting Singapore with a target price of $1.23. In a Wednesday report, RHB says, “We like Genting Singapore for its potential expansion into the Japan market and the upcoming reinvestment into Resorts World Sentosa (RWS), with more news flow expected in FY19.” In 3Q18, the group reported a 46% increase in earnings to ...
Time to place bets on Genting Singapore as stock is now looking cheap, says RHB
SINGAPORE (Nov 16): RHB Research is maintaining its “buy” rating on Genting Singapore with a lower target price of $1.23 compared to $1.42 previously after updating DCF assumptions and rolling over the valuation base year to FY19. At the share price of 93 cents, RHB thinks the stock is undervalued as it is trading at a discount to its five-year EV/EBITDA average of 10 times. The revised ...
Will Kim-Trump powwow lure more visitors to Singapore?
SINGAPORE (June 8): The historic Trump-Kim Summit is scheduled to be hold on June 12 at Sentosa Capella Hotel. Also, prestigious hotels in Singapore, such as Shangri-La and St Regis, have also been marked as “special event areas”. In a Thursday report, CGS-CIMB Research analyst Lim Siew Khee says, “We think the heightened security measures in the gazetted areas (Sentosa Island and ...
Genting Singapore posts 20% rise in 1Q earnings to $217.2 mil with focus on the affluent
SINGAPORE (May 10): Genting Singapore reported a 20% rise in 1Q18 earnings to $217.2 million from $181.1 million in 1Q17. Revenue for the first quarter ended March came in at $675.1 million, 15% higher than $586.6 million in the previous year. Revenue from the gaming division of Resorts World Sentosa saw a 17% increase y-o-y to $505.4 million. The ongoing strategy to focus on affluent ...
Genting Singapore share price discount unwarranted given it's on better footing now, says CIMB
SINGAPORE (Apr 6): CIMB says the market has overly discounted Genting Singapore despite its improved margins and balance sheet prowess. Genting Singapore's share price last traded at 1 s.d. below historical mean in FY15 when gaming revenues fell 21% y-o-y with $270.7 million in trade receivable impairments and EBITDA margin was 34%. But the casino operator is on better footing now that ...